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Fire-Eaters

ISBN-10: 0807117757

ISBN-13: 9780807117750

Edition: 1992

Authors: Eric H. Walther

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List price: $23.95
Copyright year: 1992
Publisher: Louisiana State University Press
Publication date: 7/1/1992
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 334
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.034
Language: English

Sufia M. Uddin is associate professor of religious studies at the University of Vermont.Eric H. Walther is associate professor of history at the University of Houston. He is author of The Fire-Eaters and The Shattering of the Union: America in the 1850s.

Acknowledgments
Abbreviations
Introductionp. 1
To Make His Mind the Mind of Other Men: Nathaniel Beverley Tuckerp. 8
We Shall Fire the Southern Heart: William Lowndes Yanceyp. 48
Honorable and Useful Ambition: John Anthony Quitmanp. 83
How Best to Controul[sic] and Use Man: Robert Barnwell Rhettp. 121
Palmetto Recklessness and Daring: Laurence M. Keitt and Louis T. Wigfallp. 160
Ploughshares Come Before Philosophy: James D. B. De Bowp. 195
The Great One Idea of My Life: Edmund Ruffinp. 228
Abstractions: William Porcher Milesp. 270
Conclusion: Conservative Liberty Has Been Vindicatedp. 297
Bibliographical Essayp. 303
Indexp. 319
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